February 2017



Pictured is the Shead JV Tigers from Eastport. Members include front l-r: Trevor Fenderson, Damien Lank, Colby Jamieson, and CJ Francis. Back l-r: Andre Paul, Alex Johndro, AJ Lank, Austin Murphy, and Coach John Barnes. (Photo by John Rogers).

For February 9, 2017


Linda Baniszeski


We are experiencing seasonal February weather extremes.  Our roadways continue to be well cleared and salted throughout the series of storms we’ve experienced.  Kudos to Maine DOT and our local community snow removal contractors.  

New Group For Washington County Women In Business

Single digit temperatures on a frigid January evening did not deter twenty-eight women in business from gathering at Helen’s Restaurant for the kick-off meeting of The Rising Tide Network. Women from thirteen communities across Eastern Washington County traveled to Machias for the inaugural event on Monday, January 9th.

Woodland High School Is Supporting Chad Perry’s Cancer Fight

Chad Perry, a Narraguagus High School senior athlete, has sadly been diagnosed with bone cancer. The entire county is coming together in his support, as he courageously fights the disease. Woodland High School will be donating the admissions gate from the Jonesport-Beal game on February 4 to Chad’s family.

Calais Knights of Columbus Local Free Throw Champions

Photo: The proud winners, posed for a photo with the local Knights. Front row: L to R: Justin Harnois, Ti Bennett, Kaden Small and Liam Mitchell. Back row L to R: Tom MacDonald, Knights of Columbus Program Director, Sophia McVicar, Nedra Bassett, Alexis Donahue, Mitchell Gower and Grand Knight George Mclaughlin.